After a successful career in the trades for almost 20 years and earning two Red Seal certifications – Motor Winder (Electric Motor Systems Technician) and Electrical – Kelly began teaching for the Electrical Joint Training Committee (EJTC) in 2003.
Kelly completed the Master Instructor/Trainer program plus three years of Advanced Studies through the IBEW’s National Training Institution (NTI) and is currently the EJTC’s Chief Instructor.
In addition to teaching the EJTC’s Entry Level Trades Training (ELTT) program for 6 years, she participated in the EVITP Curriculum Committee and is now a certified EVITP Master Instructor and serves as a subject matter expert on other training initiatives. With her experience, Kelly has become an integral member of the NETCO Blended Learning Committee.
Farid Poursoltani, Director of Programs
After a successful career in the trades for 13 years that earned him a Red Seal certification in the electrical field, Farid began teaching for the Electrical Joint Training Committee (EJTC) in 2012.
Farid recently completed his third year of Master instructor/trainer program through the IBEW’s National Training Institution (NTI). Farid assists on advance curriculum development for new EJTC courses like Building Automation.
In addition to his Red Seal and teaching at the EJTC, Farid is specialized in automation and HVAC controls installation, and is a certified Electrical Vehicle trainer/installer. He is also currently attending TRU to complete his Bachelor of Technology. With his extensive background and teaching experience, he has become an integral member of E2 Inc. & the EJTC.
Farid has recently been appointed E2 Inc. and EJTC’s new Director of Programs.
Joe is a graduate Ryerson College trades program. Graduate Industrial Electricity Danforth Tech College. Graduate UBC Instructors Diploma. Many years in the electrical construction field from apprentice to Red Seal Journeyman. Graduate Minneapolis Honeywell Control School. Control System Designer and Supervisor. Electrical Maintenance Manager of a large industrial plant (Weiser Lock).
Joe has brought his wide experience and knowledge to teaching the theory and practice of the electrical trade at BCIT and now at our EJTC Training School.
In addition he has taught many safety and communication courses and seminars for various organizations.
“My goal as an instructor is to demonstrate to students how to enjoy being safe, competent and productive in the work place”.